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[whatwg] [OT] Q, markup, incentive (was: De-emphasis)

From: David Latapie <david@empyree.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 18:35:58 +0100
Message-ID: <20070209183558327531.064daa7d@empyree.org>
On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 15:33:55 +0000, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> The ultimate reason few
> authors use the Q element is that it was poorly specified, above all in
> that no requirement was laid upon user-agents to make use of its CITE
> attribute and no mechanism was provided to connect a Q element with a
> CITE element.

Indeed. Opera is the only one to have average support with CLinks (and 
that is not so great for reason I won't delve into here). A combination 
of generated content and xml extension (CLink) is required to make it 
work and it is not even taking full advantage of CITE (example that 
works with Opera http://bugs.webkit.org/attachment.cgi?id=5834)
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